۲۴ مهر ۱۳۹۸ |١٦ صفر ١٤٤١ | Oct 16, 2019
Palestinians march ‘day of rage’ over torture of detainee in Israel custody

In the occupied West bank, Israeli police attacked the protesters, using tear gas, sound bombs and rubber-coated bullets to break up the gathering on Tuesday, media reports said.

Hawzah News Agency (Occupied Palestine) - Palestinian protesters have marked a ‘day of rage’ over the brutal torture of a Palestinian detainee during interrogation by Israel’s domestic spy service Shin Bet, in what Amnesty International has slammed as  “a reprehensible crime.”

In the occupied West bank, Israeli police attacked the protesters, using tear gas, sound bombs and rubber-coated bullets to break up the gathering on Tuesday, media reports said.

Dozens were treated for tear gas inhalation in the aftermath of the Israeli crackdown, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent.

Reuters reported up to 300 protesters took part in the demonstrations in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Israeli forces also clashed with the protesters and activists, who gathering outside the hospital where the injured detainee is being treated in occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem), arresting two protesters.

Samer al-Arbid was arrested last week on suspicion of involvement in a deadly bomb attack near an Israeli settlement northeast of the West Bank city of Ramallah.

The 44-year-old father of three was, however, hospitalized on Friday with signs of beating on his body, a fractured rib cage and severe kidney failure.

Family members and lawyers speaking to the MEE have said that al-Arbid has been tortured and beaten by Israeli forces, stating that he had fully healthy prior to his arrest.

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